OPAL Fuels (NASDAQ:OPAL) Sees Large Volume Increase

OPAL Fuels Inc. (NASDAQ:OPALGet Free Report) shares saw an uptick in trading volume on Monday . 147,576 shares traded hands during mid-day trading, an increase of 48% from the previous session’s volume of 99,972 shares.The stock last traded at $7.35 and had previously closed at $7.26.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of brokerages have issued reports on OPAL. Piper Sandler upped their target price on OPAL Fuels from $12.00 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Janney Montgomery Scott assumed coverage on shares of OPAL Fuels in a report on Friday, May 26th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $13.00 price target on the stock. Stifel Nicolaus upped their price target on shares of OPAL Fuels from $14.00 to $15.00 in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of OPAL Fuels in a research note on Thursday. They issued a “sell” rating on the stock. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, OPAL Fuels has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average price target of $14.00.

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OPAL Fuels Price Performance

The company has a market capitalization of $1.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.39 and a beta of 0.69. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $7.29 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $7.14.

OPAL Fuels (NASDAQ:OPALGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported ($0.06) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.02) by ($0.04). The business had revenue of $55.04 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $65.44 million. OPAL Fuels had a negative return on equity of 0.66% and a net margin of 10.96%. On average, sell-side analysts predict that OPAL Fuels Inc. will post -0.56 EPS for the current year.

Institutional Trading of OPAL Fuels

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Angelo Gordon & CO. L.P. acquired a new stake in shares of OPAL Fuels in the 4th quarter worth about $73,000. State Street Corp acquired a new position in OPAL Fuels during the 1st quarter worth $72,000. Millennium Management LLC bought a new position in shares of OPAL Fuels in the fourth quarter worth $90,000. Morgan Stanley increased its holdings in shares of OPAL Fuels by 748.8% during the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 13,802 shares of the company’s stock valued at $100,000 after purchasing an additional 12,176 shares during the period. Finally, Jane Street Group LLC bought a new stake in shares of OPAL Fuels during the fourth quarter valued at about $103,000. 11.17% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About OPAL Fuels

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OPAL Fuels Inc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and distribution of renewable natural gas for use as a vehicle fuel for heavy and medium-duty trucking fleets. It also designs, develops, constructs, operates, and services fueling stations for trucking fleets that use natural gas to displace diesel as transportation fuel.

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